Field Technician

Fox News seeks a Field Technician.

Responsibilities:

  • Basic lighting for newsgathering and long formats
  • Basic non-linear editing
  • Single camera and multiple camera set-ups
  • Audio for single and multiple camera set-ups
  • Basic ENG field photography
  • Safely driving company owned and rental vehicles
  • Maintenance of gear
  • Extensive, last minute travel for breaking news
  • Nonstandard work schedule, including overtime and weekends

Requirements:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with field photographers, satellite truck operators, engineers, field producers and reporters
  • Willing to expand his/her knowledge of all aspects of field production
  • Ability to multi-task in the field
  • Varied technical TV media experience that will translate well into the fast-paced field newsgathering environment
  • Working knowledge of field audio mixers
  • Ability to mix and route audio for multiple camera shoots
  • Proficient in mixing live remotes with IFB communications
  • Experience with video photography and non-linear video editing
  • Experience with lighting techniques
  • Familiar with streaming technologies, microwave trucks and satellite news gathering vehicles
  • Must have a CDL or clean driving record
  • Willing to be trained to drive a larger vehicle
  • Flexible work schedule in order to adapt to a 24 hour news organization, including overtime and weekends
  • Willing and available to travel last minute frequently

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